from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A form of involuntary muscular contraction that is more intense than fibrillation, consisting of simultaneous twitching of adjacent groups of muscle fibers.
  • noun An arrangement of fasciculi.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being fasciculate.
  • noun That which is fasciculated.

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  • noun anatomy, muscles An involuntary muscle twitch, usually localised and temporary.

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  • noun muscular twitching of contiguous groups of muscle fibers


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